Auckland Museum protects and cares for approximately 1.5 million natural science specimens in collections that have been built over 150 years. The focus of the collections is northern New Zealand, but they also contain material from the rest of the country, the South West Pacific and other parts of the world.
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The four main Collections are:
If you want to know more about our collections, what we do, or how we can help you, please email our staff.